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The Trailhead - General Backpacking Discussion The Trailhead General Discussion forum is for backpackers to discuss non-gear related wilderness backpacking issues (e.g. technique, LNT, hiking partner wanted, trip planning...) that are not covered in other PB forums.


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Old 04-29-2006, 05:24 PM
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Trip Tips: Helpful Tips for Your Backpacking Trips

This thread is for the sharing of tips as they relate to helping backpackers with the preparation and overall success of their trips.

These tips will not apply to every backpacker or her/his backpacking circumstances and preferences. So, use whichever tips that are helpful and ignore the rest.

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Old 04-29-2006, 05:55 PM
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Geez! There are sooooo many nuggets of information! Here are some from the Winter Travel Course t NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 04-29-2006, 09:08 PM
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When you leave info with folks before you leave, include your car's info (year, make, model, license NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Great topic! Many of the ones I was going to say were already mentioned so here's one. I'll post o NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 05-01-2006, 08:35 AM
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I always carry a foot print for my tents. I can use it for make shift shelter from the rain for lunc NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Here's my 2 cents worth:

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Adapted from SCUBA Diving: Plan your hike, hike your plan. Research the area, look at Google Earth, NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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